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Billy Elliot gala reaches well beyond the footlights

Fresh off its 2020-2021 season announcement, Halifax's Neptune Theatre turns its attention to more practical matters, paying for it all. "Ticket sales only cover about...

Neptune Theatre announces its 2020-2021 season

During a presentation at Neptune Theatre's Fountain Hall today, artistic director Jeremy Webb announced the company’s 2020-2021 season. "What I'm really proud of is the...

Halifax indie theatre gets a boost in Forest Town

In late 2019, Shakespeare By The Sea (SBTS) launched its Indie Theatre Residency Program. Designed to give independent theatrical work in Halifax a home,...

Theatre review: Controlled Damage is more than just a history lesson

Andrea Scott's new play Controlled Damage, currently receiving its world premiere at Halifax's Neptune Theatre, maybe about Canadian civil rights trailblazer Viola Desmond. But...

Steady Theatre steps out for Listen to the Wind

From a story about superheroes in a shopping mall storefront to a bus trip around the city and a mystery in a parking lot,...

A Canadian civil rights trailblazer: live with the company of Controlled Damage

On November 8, 1946, Viola Desmond was arrested in a New Glasgow, Nova Scotia movie theatre, for refusing to give up her seat in...

Theatre review: The Last Five Years from three perspectives

Rather than a single voice, in an experiment of theatre criticism, we present a trio of reviews of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five...

Complicated relationships: live with the company of The Last Five Years

Halifax's Neptune Theatre kicks off 2020 with the Drama Desk Award-winning musical, The Last Five Years, the story of a five-year relationship between novelist Jamie...

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Film review: Mulan is a soulful, live-action remake, but loses original’s fun

Disney has once again revived a classic animated film from their canon to produce a remake, but unlike last year’s Lion King, this live-action...

20 questions (pandemic edition) with Abady Alzahrani

During this time of social distancing and dark venues, Halifax Presents continues to check-in with members of our arts community to find out how...

Caravan Theatre tackles mental health and suicide with Sarah Kane’s 4:48 Psychosis

One of a handful of in-person shows at this year's Halifax Fringe Festival, Caravan Theatre tackles Sarah Kane's 4:48 Psychosis before embarking on a tour...

Shining a light on an industry that remains dark

Barring any potential power outages from the arrival of post-tropical storm Teddy, beginning one hour after sundown today, several local buildings and marquees will...

Neptune Theatre goes old school for fundraiser

Halifax's Neptune Theatre is going old school as it gets set to host a telethon to raise much-needed funds after being forced to postpone...
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